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correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> this bill protects honest, gun-loving, law-abiding citizens more than any piece of legislation we've had in the last two to three decades. and i think that people who've read the bill know that. >> reporter: west virginia democrat joe manchin made a final, impassioned plea with his senate colleagues to support expanded background checks to would-be gun buyers at gun shows and online. >> i understand that some of our colleagues believe that supporting this piece of legislation is risky politics. i think there's a time in our life that's a defining time in public service. a time when you have the ability to stand when you know the facts are on your side and walk into the lion's den, and look that lion in the eye, and tell that lion, "listen, not today, not today." >> reporter: the proposal on background checks was put forward by manchin and pennsylvania republican pat toomey. it headlined a list of nine amendments to a broader gun control measure, being voted on today. they included provisions offered by democrats to ban assault weapons and high
states today. roughly half the people that buy them are current or former members of the military or law enforcement. they buy them for legitimate purposes-- primarily for target shooting and increasingly to go hunting. members of the united states senate and congress own those firearms. paul ryan, for example, owns one of those and goes hunting with them. >> ifill: that one was a forgone concliewrkz as were the magazine clips, but the background checks not so much. >> our concern with the universal background checks is we think the problem we see is you have to fix the nix system. the first thing you need to do is fix the nix system which is why our industry is funding an initiate toif work at the grass-roots level to work with the states falling down on the jobs and not getting the background checks-- getting the information into the background check system. the system is only as good as the information that's in it, and background checks that are incompleted and accurate don't help anybody. having more of those background checks that are incomplete also doesn't help anybody. >> ifill:
to go with him. >> his door and her daughter and son-in-law of finally caught up with him he has to go undergo another surgery. he's a bright had been young man plays but football baseball. the injury could have been much worse, she still has a tough time with how someone could do something like this. i know that president obama will take care of this, all of dit agents working try to get to the bottom of this. >> kron 4 news >> and we have been telling you about the up lettered laced containing rice another poison. it's customary in for mail sent to senators to be screened. senator wicker sources telling us that a possible suspect is in mind. >> pam: kron4 kron4 justine has the latest on what happened well pam they did fix that college all little bit this afternoon. not sure exactly what went wrong, but there are stairs still some of the backs some flight still delayed, and two flights were canceled today on average pulls about 2 1/2 hour delays. >> at the ticket booth you can see along the line of people try to rebut their flights even if they can't receive connecting flights. so at
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